Law Enforcement Around the Country is Quietly Enlisting the Private Sector to Develop Real-Time Facial Recognition Capability
Once relegated to the fanciful flights of science fiction, facial recognition technology has not only reached sufficient maturity to enter the market, but has even entered mainstream consumer consciousness as a tool of convenience. One need only ask the satisfied … Read more »
The Chicago Tribune reports that Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner has vetoed a bill which would have required tech companies and other businesses whose products or services handle geolocation data to receive explicit consent from users or customers before that data … Read more »
In a recent story by The New York Times, reporters attempt to probe into the operation of an opaque algorithm which the Chicago Police Department uses to direct law enforcement resources by creating and maintaining a list of citizens … Read more »
In an opinion issued last week, a federal magistrate judge in Chicago ruled that police are not allowed to indiscriminately collect fingerprints from all residents or occupants of a certain property for the purposes of unlocking encrypted mobile devices. Though … Read more »
Many mainstream media outlets have reported on the silent rise of facial recognition technology as a convenient shortcut catering to government and corporate interests in recent weeks.
Of course, this trend is of grave concern to privacy advocates. There are … Read more »